Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

Document Type

Oral History

Publication Date


Interview Number

MOH 190


Ann Twombly was born August 8, 1944 in Arlington, Virginia. She moved to Monroe, Maine at age seven. Ann came from long time, active Maine Democratic family; her grandfather was Guy Twombly. She was a niece to Helen McAleney, cousin to Mary McAleney and sister to May Ellen Twombly.

Scope and Content Note

Interview includes discussions of: 1952-1954 Maine Democratic Party; 1954 Maine gubernatorial campaign; 1969-1972 presidential campaign; Muskie’s environmental work; community history of Monroe and Vanceboro, Maine; Guy Twombly; Eben Elwell; George Mitchell’s 1974 campaign; Rosa Parks at Clinton’s 1992 inauguration; and Ed Muskie’s 80th birthday party.

Use Restrictions

Copyright Bates College. This transcript is provided for individual Research Purposes Only; for all other uses, including publication, reproduction and quotation beyond fair use, permission must be obtained in writing from: The Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library, Bates College, 70 Campus Avenue, Lewiston, Maine 04240-6018.